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Great quotes can be inspirational and motivational. They can guide your life, love and career. Here are 50 of the best.

Great quotes can be inspirational and motivational. You can use quotes to help guide your decisions in life, work and love. Here are 50 of the best inspirational quotes to motivate you:

  1. Nothing is impossible, the word itself says “I’m possible”! — Audrey Hepburn
  2. I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. — Maya Angelou
  3. Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right. — Henry Ford
  4. Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence. — Vince Lombardi
  5. Life is 10 percent what happens to me and 90 percent of how I react to it. — Charles Swindoll
  6. If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough. — Oprah Winfrey
  7. None of us is as smart as all of us. — Ken Blanchard
  8. I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. — Jimmy Dean
  9. Believe you can and you’re halfway there. — Theodore Roosevelt
  10. To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart. — Eleanor Roosevelt
  11. Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. — Les Brown
  12. Alone, we can do so little; together we can do so much. — Helen Keller
  13. Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. — Napoleon Hill
  14. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover. — Mark Twain
  15. I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. — Michael Jordan
  16. Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. — Albert Einstein
  17. I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. — Stephen Covey
  18. When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. –Henry Ford
  19. The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. — Alice Walker
  20. The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. — Amelia Earhart
  21. Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision, the ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results. — Andrew Carnegie
  22. Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. — Robert Louis Stevenson
  23. The real opportunity for success lies within the person and not in the job. — Zig Ziglar
  24. Change your thoughts and you change your world. — Norman Vincent Peale
  25. There is no royal road to anything. One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures. — Josiah Gilbert Holland
  26. Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact. — William James
  27. Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs. — Farrah Gray
  28. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. — Dalai Lama
  29. You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. — Maya Angelou
  30. I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear. — Rosa Parks
  31. I would rather die of passion than of boredom. — Vincent van Gogh
  32. A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty. — Unknown
  33. A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. — Albert Einstein
  34. What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do. — Bob Dylan
  35. I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do. — Leonardo da Vinci
  36. If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. — Booker T. Washington
  37. When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, I used everything you gave me. — Erma Bombeck
  38. The quickest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it back in your pocket. — Will Rogers
  39. Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart. — Ancient Indian Proverb
  40. When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?’” — Sydney Harris
  41. Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see. — Confucius
  42. Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes. — Benjamin Disraeli
  43. When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down “happy”. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life. — John Lennon
  44. The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. — Ralph Waldo Emerson
  45. We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone. — Ronald Reagan
  46. Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear. —George Addair
  47. We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. —Plato
  48. Nothing will work unless you do. —Maya Angelou
  49. I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples. —Mother Teresa
  50. What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality. —Plutarch